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iWireless Solutions join our UK Digital Infrastructure family

  Today we’re excited to announce that iWireless Solutions join StrattoOpencell as part of  Digital Colony’s UK Digital Infrastructure Platform. Bringing industry-leading outdoor small cell expertise and capabilities, we’re now able to ensure that even more people have network. Digital Colony’s UK Digital Infrastructure Platform Acquires iWireless Solutions iWireless Solutions Joins Growing Digital Infrastructure Platform, Adding Outdoor Small Cell […]

29 April 2019

Women speaking on the telephone near a building

Wi-Fi vs an Indoor Mobile Signal Service

As we embrace our technology-focused lifestyles, from smartphones, smartwatches and even smartshoes (yes you read that right) to high-tech homes and offices, we are often challenged: how important is traditional mobile signal really going to be in the near future? Especially with Wi-Fi available almost everywhere these days. From shopping centres and conference centres through […]

22 February 2019

Diagram explaining a multi-operator system for a indoor mobile solution.

Inside the Indoor Mobile Signal Challenge

How? Funnily enough, it’s not a question we get asked as often as you’d expect. It’s probably because as soon as we start talking about radio frequency mapping, distributed antennas and small cells – most people’s eyes start to glaze over. Similarly, poor indoor mobile signal has, until recently, been accepted as normal. But expectations […]

25 January 2019

HM Government G-Cloud logo.

Once again named a G-Cloud supplier, we help public sector services stay connected

For the second year in a row, we have been named a G-Cloud supplier, allowing us to continue to provide reliable indoor network solutions to government and public sector organisations. The G-Cloud framework has been designed to allow SMEs to compete for contracts that were once reserved only for the elite – easing commercial access […]

23 November 2018

3 logos, digitalcolony, stratto & opencell on a white background.

Opencell and Stratto partner to combine forces and expertise driven by Digital Colony

Today we’re excited to announce that Opencell and Stratto are now united under the stewardship of digital infrastructure investors, Digital Colony. Together we will connect more, and even bigger, buildings to reliable mobile signal, continuing to ensure that everyone indoors has network.   Digital Colony’s U.K. Digital Infrastructure Platform Expands In-Building Wireless Capabilities with the Acquisition of Opencell   Opencell is an […]

5 November 2018

Tennis ball and racket at Wimbledon where we provided a reliable mobile network.

We’re keeping supporters connected at Wimbledon 2018

Wimbledon 2018 welcomed back many big players to the prestigious tournament held at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. With Serena Williams dominating the lead-up news, Novak Djokovic one of the favourites to win his 4th Wimbledon title, and Kyle Edmund representing the UK as Britain’s number 1, the tournament was bound to […]

20 September 2018

Diagram which explains how off-air repeaters & mobile signal boosters work.

Top tips for businesses considering off-air repeaters or mobile signal boosters

Champions of an industry-leading, multi-operator, indoor mobile signal solution enabled by small cells, we are well positioned to explain the pros and cons of signal solutions enabled by this alternative repeater technology.

6 July 2018

Opencell team holding awards and certificates from an annual global event.

An award-winning business model

Opencell has been recognised for outstanding innovation in the creation of a viable small cell business case by leading international technology organisation, the Small Cell Forum.

29 June 2018

Large 3D design of '4G' in the middle of a colourful background.

Opencell and Vodafone launch the UK’s first centralised 4G indoor mobile signal solution

We’re very proud to announce that the UK’s first 4G indoor mobile signal solution powered by small cell technology and a centralised service node is live in London today. With the growing use of solar-reflective glass, insulation and other environmentally friendly building materials, it’s increasingly challenging to access mobile signal in high rise buildings. However, […]

19 February 2018

Photo of a city with marked places and network lines between them.

Intelligent buildings are antennas

Intelligent, smart – your building will be neither unless it’s an antenna first.

23 June 2017